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Lenyeletse Mpetwane Seretse (25 June 19213 January 1983) was the second
Vice-President A vice president (in British English: vice-president for governments and director for businesses) is an officer in government A government is the system or group of people governing an organized community, generally a State (polity), ...
of
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from July 1980 until his death on 3 January 1983. From Serowe, Northern Botswana, Seretse was appointed Vice-President to placate his fellow Northerners following the assumption of Southerner Quett Masire to the Presidency. In 1937, Lenyeletse was sent to undertake Secondary School studies alongside Seretse Khama at Tiger Kloof. Upon graduation in1944, Lenyeletse and Seretse were inducted into the Malekantwa age regiment.


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Vice-Presidents of Botswana 1921 births 1983 deaths Botswana Democratic Party politicians {{Botswana-politician-stub